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Since 1935, the Student Prince Cafe & The Fort Dining Room has offered quality German beers and German-inspired cuisine in a beautiful old-world atmosphere.

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  • “Food was fantastic (had the Wiener Schnitzel) and the people were great! Will definitely be back next time I'm up this way!”

  • “All time best German restaurant ever. While others are comparable, the Student Prince is clearly the top German restaurant in the greater Springfield area. Don't take it from me -- experience it for yourself.”

  • “Although I live 2 hours east of Springfield, I have great memories of The Fort. A friend brought me, along with another friend from Arkansas, there for a fun dinner one November night many years ago. I have since taken my brother and husband there (on different occasions), and we all marvel at the atmosphere, not to mention the food. It's on my "must-do" list every time I'm out your way! And yes, I plan my travel time around meal time!”

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  • J J. West Palm Beach, FL

    I came here primarily because of Rudi's responses to customer's comments. I stopped by just for a couple of beers as I wanted Indian food to take back to the hotel and watch the masters. The bar was a blast. Frien...

  • Anne H. Chattanooga, TN

    A colleague introduced this place to me years ago-- now it's my go to every time I'm in town. I love the old school vibe, even if it means I'm one of the few people there under 50 years old at dinner time. The beer list is the bomb, even if the serve...

  • Taylor V. West Springfield, MA

    I came to The Fort for the first time a little over a year ago, and I have been back dozens of times ever since. For starters, their authentic German cuisine is incredible. Everything is always hot and fresh a...

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About Us

Student Prince Cafe & The Fort Dining Room

Phone (413) 788-6628
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu, Fri, Sat: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm